You’re careful about calories and fussy about fat. You crunch the numbers and keep track of your daily diet. But how conscious are you regarding calcium, the mineral that keeps both men and women strong and healthy?
Calcium plays an... Read more
Good eating habits are directly related to the prevention of osteoporosis in both men and women. It is often thought that only women suffer from this disease, but this is not true. While women are more prone to develop osteoporosis, men also suffer f... Read more
When I was a wee tot, I frequently had stomach pains that were once bad enough to warrant a trip to the emergency room. Everything looked fine according to the doctor, but my pains continued. Finally, an allergist diagnosed me with a milk allergy, an... Read more
Milk. It does a body good.
Unless it doesn't, that is.
While milk is an excellent source of calcium and protein, up to 75% of the world's population cannot properly digest lactose, the sugar found in milk. When they try, the result... Read more
What exactly does that little soybean do? Turns out that it is a nutritional powerhouse, and although no governmental guidelines have been issued as to how much you should consume a day as part of your healthy diet, most researchers and health pr... Read more
Ok my cardiologist ordered a calcium score on me the other day and I am totally freaking out. I had it done on Friday and they gave me my results and said I need to talk to my dr asap! My family history of heart disease is scary enough as it is and... Read more
This is kind of a tricky one for me, because my breakfast almost always has dairy products in it. My thyroid medication advises that it not be taken within a few hours of high calcium foods or supplements. I know there are a few things I could do,... Read more
I have previously shared that calcium is an important nutrient you may be missing in your diet. The newly released 2010 Dietary Guidelines lists calcium as a nutrient of concern because intake by many Americans is lower than recommended. There are al... Read more
It’s not exactly a news flash that milk can give you strong bones and carrots help sharpen your eyesight. But what you may not know is that you can get more disease-fighting bang by eating certain foods together. Think Simon and Garfunkel, Fred... Read more
Today, I got the protein and healthy oils, but according to my daily nutritional report, I am still lacking in calcium. It is hard to balance all of the the things I need without going over points/calories for the day. But, I have been eating very... Read more
I was amazed when read that people who took a 1200 mg supplement of calcium a day lost 6 X as much weight over a 15 week period than people who did not. I looked at my daily vitamins. Nope! Nowhere near 1200. So, where am I getting my calcium from... Read more
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